In this, our second annual themed supplement, The Crimson's Arts Board focuses on the intersections between art and politics. We survey this contested and contentious landscape by talking to artists, critics, writers, politicians, and economists on campus and beyond. Are the arts today no more than a realm of escapist fantasy, or worse, of legitimation for existing structures of power and wealth? Or can the arts make space for the imagination of alternatives? Can works of art be generative of political possibilities? We leave it to you to decide, so read on up.
The Crimson Arts Board presents its musical favorites of the year, from "Lemonade" to "A Moon Shaped Pool."
The Harvard Crimson reached out to its readers to rank 2016's best films, music, books, TV shows, campus theater productions, and more.
The Crimson Arts Board presents its cinematic favorites of the year, from "The Big Short" to "Sausage Party."
The Crimson arts board presents its television favorites of the year, from "Last Week Tonight with John Oliver" and "Full Frontal with Samantha Bee."
The numbers have been crunched and the results are in. The Harvard Crimson's arts board is proud to present the top 10 films, musics, books, TV shows, campus theater productions, and events, as determined by a Harvard-wide survey.
Cannes is never only about films. It's also about celebrities showing off the new fashion trends up north in Paris, millionaires hosting wild parties along the beach, businessmen making deals with artists, and actor- and actress-wannabes wandering the streets vying for the attention of producers.
Actors from "Slack Bay" speak at a press conference immediately following the film's screening.
"Slack Bay" actress Juliette Binoche signs an autograph for Crimson Arts at the film's press conference.
The Crimson Arts delves into the curricular arts—academic projects, faculty perspectives, and interdisciplinary hidden gems—for its first-ever themed spring supplement.
Every year, the outgoing and incoming execs of The Crimson’s Arts magazine publish a tongue-in-cheek final supplement satirizing both the Arts board of The Crimson and the arts world at large. Check out this year's pieces.
The Crimson Arts Board evaluates the top 10 films of 2015, as decided by our annual survey.